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    October 28, 2012
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in new york, next fox news sunday. noift night ♪ >> a fox urgent. as you join us, new york city is dwriending to a hall six seconds about ago, about they shut down the subway city. sandy is headed for the the most populated areas, and this is heroes falkner, our continuing coverage, the scene along the east coast, the wind, the waves are churning and expected the impacts will be felt for hundreds and hundreds of miles. and 50 million americans projected path as it's skirting northward away from florida and carolinas, roughly out of one out of every six
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people in the country lives in the areas, in the hurricane target zone. presentation rains, severe power outages that could last for days and along the coast the beautiful beaches and river towns, a wall of water from the surge officials warn could be deadly. mass evacuations ordered a short time ago, imagine this, manhattan down near ground zero, a ghosttown right now. thousands of flights canceled, amtrak shutting down its busiest northeast service lines and the new york city transit system as i just said less than a minute ago was shut off. no word on when service will be restored and everyone is being told at this point to stay inside. we don't know what kind of damage we could see over the next 36 hours and we've heard the the warnings and today that message repeated over and over from the local level all the way to the white house. . >> this is a serious and big storm. and my first message is to all people across the eastern
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seaboard, the atlantic, going north, that you need to take this very seriously and follow the instructions of your state and local officials. i know all of us, especially folks in this area are veterans of a lot of these events and sometimes that leads to you complacency, i hope it does not in this incident. >> wunt we shut down our public safety operations and winds 30, 40 miles per hour, we will not come get you. >> we have fox team coverage, meteorologist maria molina, and doug mcelway on the bach. >> we're tracking sandy, a hushing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and some things to note and we've been repeating that sandy from one to the other, expands about 800 miles and we're starting to feel the impacts cross portions of eastern pennsylvania, maryland, down
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through portions of delaware and mind you. the center of the storm is over 500 miles away from the new york city area, so we have time to go here, about 48 hours of time that we will be feeling the impacts across the the new york city area from sandy through at least early wednesday morning and some heavy rain is still falling across portions of the outer banks of north carolina, eastern parts of virginia and like i just mentioned some of the heavy rain picking up across eastern portions of pennsylvania. something else we're noticing with sandy, the wind is picking up. shy of 40 miles per hour across portions of long island, the new york city area, wind gusts shy of 30 miles per hour and strong winds as well across much of new jersey, atlantic city, seeing one wind gust reporteded at 30 miles per hour and areas further inland are seeing the winds picking up across the baltimore area, over 20 mile per hour winds and again, the center not forecast to make land fall until monday night and we're calling it a super storm because we're expecting major coastal flooding and we could
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see a storm surge as high as 11 feet across portions of long island and it's going to be a long duration event because sandy is so large and locally over ten inches of rain possible and we could see inland flooding as well. and as far inland as cleveland, ohio and 48 hours expected of very strong winds across the coastal areas as well and we have a number of basically strong wind warnings in effect across the northeast and major free damage will be possible and power outages possible for millions as well and possibly even for weeks. that's something else we have to keep in mind and here is the official track from the national hurricane center and maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour, a low central minimum pressure, 962 millibars that sandy is holding together the strength and expecting landfall from the center somewhere across the southern portions of new jersey or central new jersey as we head into late monday night and maximum sustained winds then and forecast to be about 75 miles per hour,
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because the center is forecast to move on shore, south of the new york city area, that's bad news, possibly the worst case scenario for the new york city area, and as far as storm surge goes because they're going to be on the northern end of the storm and you'll get the on shore flow from the wind pushing water into long island sound and also the new york harbor so we can see a rising water level by at much as 11 feet, harris. >> harris: wow and so people know it's not just a pure along the water event i'm reading alert on the associated press wires coming, maria, that the snowfall is very thick in west virginia, a portion of this storm, the superstorm now is pushing several potential feet of snow into that area. >> yes, i'm very happy you brought that up because we do also have blizzard warnings that were issued just about two hours ago by the national weather service across parts of the state of west virginia, because like you mentioned two feet of snow possible and you have to factor in the poor visibility, cold temperatures and power outages that will be possible with this storm and that's going to be possible
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through wednesday morning, out there in west virginia. >> harris: all right. maria molina, we will check back with you later this hour, inside the fox report. let's in fact go to the coastal area and see with your own eyes, and you've heard maria say several hundred miles away from us, the reach of sandy is enormous. and doug mcelway, the storm is not close, we can see and hear what she's doing. >> that's right. and we're expecting high tide here in rehobot and we're a half hour away, and the waves have begun to lap at the base of this fence here, this sand fence and at the base of the sand dune, which is about three feet high, another three feet of water here and it will be over the dune on to the boardwalk and under the hotel and we'll keep our eyes on that. there have been measured out at sea by the buoys, as high as 34 feet. and the ships have been sent
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out. safer in waves like that, and beyond the hurricane, than in port. you can see waves crashing on the beach and there are perhaps ten to 15 feet high and we saw two teenagers on boogie boards going into the surf and i had a chance to speak to them and later tonight we're going to tell you some of that, and i asked them, you're on your own if one of these waves pulls you under or out to sea. they say we know, that's why we're sticking together. my last question to them, what would your parents say if they saw you out here? one of them replied, they're in the pickup truck right up there. wa right now. but indeed, it's very, very dangerous here on the water's edge and we spoke to the governor of delaware about that, and he told people all across this region, that you are on their own-- on their own and he also said that for those who have evacuated when you come back, we have this piece of advice for you, here is the governor of delaware. >> if you're in an area that's had extensive damage and bring
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some kind of identification with you that links you to that house because we're not going to be letting everybody back in. >> reporter: and all businesses were close add the 6 p.m. tonight, mandatory evacuation is supposed to be finalized at 8 p.m. and everybody is supposed be to be out of horror by then. >> harris: you know, doug, i want to make it clear to everybody because people watching this, that was video from much earlier today, what you're seeing right now we see you breathing and hear you breathing kind of hard, it's much worse for you than just a couple of hours ago. >> well, the wind has not really picked up that much i'd say it's blowing probably 30, the official measurement i think is only about 23, but there are gusts that pick up considerably and the rain has been steady and the waves are really, really impressive and the television screen does not do it justice to them harris, kind the platens the image, and it's awe-inspiring in person. >> harris: everybody is getting out? >> reporter: not everybody, there's a considerable number of people we've seen on the boardwalk and even as i look down the boardwalk now, the
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lights are still on and people walking about, but the vast majority of them have left and one of our staffers to drove on the main thoroughfare to ocean city sue saw a five-mile backup headed in the opposite direction. >> doug, we'll check that. let's go to maryland where meteorologists say flooding is what they're worried about the looming monster storm and some coastal community can see the huge wall of water and 11 plus feet of ground and triggering flooding and power outages, and steve harrigan, they're telling people to get out. we know not everybody will listen, but there's good cause to believe this is legit and look at you and where you are and just how different it is from where we just saw doug. >> harris, it's kicking up pretty good here in ocean city, maryland. i'm standing on the boardwalk and i'll give you a look the at the ocean and it's crossed over the wall a few times and the beach is largely gone. there is a mandatory
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evaluation in effect right now and if you look down the boardwalk, you see most buildings are boarded up. and there is an emergency in place here, locally and they're going to shut down sewage, electric, power and water for now it's on and they could shut it down sometime tonight, harris. >> and you know, obviously, there's a threat of wind and rain and the damage that could do. if you made the decision to hunker down and stick it out. what's the biggest problem for the people tonight? >> well, the concern, as you say, is winds gusts up to 65 miles per hour and we're already seeing side ways rain right now and concern, too, about the storm surge, four to eight feet and the real thing that has officials worried-- (inaudible) beginning to be covered up. route 1, for example, a key escape route out of delaware is water and sand, so, the concern is for rescues for evacuees the more the roads close, the slower going it
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will be, hair. >> harris: all right. your shot is already starting to break up, steve, we'll let you get into safety as well. steve harrigan streaming live from association city, maryland and the roads are covered up so if people get stuck they're going to remain stuck, unfortunately. steve, stay safe. right now government leaders say people need to be acting to keep themselves and families safe as tens of thousands of people and you saw in maryland all the way to connecticut are under orders to clear out and that's just the mandatory evacuation, but the people in the target zone well above 50 million. we're watching it. and right now, you're looking live at marion, ohio. governor romney, congressman paul ryan rehe united on the campaign trail in this all important swing state, in the race for the white house. we'll take you there and tell you how sandy is affecting both campaigns now just nine days away from election day. stay close. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit.
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>> the east coast is quickly coming to a literal stand still as we're watching hurricane sandy, just to let you know the district of columbia metro has shut down. remember, moments ago the top of fox report here in new york city, a rare, rare thing the subway coming to a halt. two major thoroughfares in the community areas have grounded to a halt, suspension until monday or until further notice. we will astay on sandy coverage and take a turn to bring you up to speed on other big news of the day. fox news is america's election headquarters and in the race for the white house just nine days to go. governor mitt romney spending his day in ohio a live look in fact at his third and final rally of day, just north of columbus. and governor romney campaigning with his running
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mate paul ryan reunited after canceling the campaign events today in virginia because of hurricane sandy. and meanwhile, president obama is attending church and first lady michelle obama and their children before headed to fema's offices to meet with officials to talk about sandy. the president is on the way to florida we're told at this hour for a campaign event he will hold tomorrow and then turn around, return to washington, he says, to monitor the hurricane. the obama team urging supporters to donate online to the red cross to support the relief efforts that we anticipate will be greatly needed after the storm passes. for now, chief political correspondent carl cameron is with the romney team in mir marion, ohio. the spinal sprint is usually energizing the base and courting the middle. how is mitt romney attempting to do that? >> it's a delicate balance and as the oak ridge boys crank
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out "elvira" what they've been doing is steadily increasing their overtures of bipartisanship making the point that it's going to be moderate and independents that could ultimately decide this election, and that if he's president, romney likes to say when he's president, he'll need to have democrats helping him out. at the same time, however, they are not backing away of any of their criticism of president obama, who may have over the last several days has basically become a choice between a status quo stagnation of the obama administration and the big change of the romney ryan ticket is promising. watch. >> this is a turning point for america, and we need to take a different course, that we cannot stay on the course we're on. i happen to think that the american people understand we need dramatic and real change if we're going to have a bright and prosperous future for us. >> look, we believe in the principles that built this country. we believe in liberty,
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freedom, free enterprise, self-determination and government working for us and not the other way around. >> no question that there is growing enthusiasm in the republican events as romney and ryan are crisscrossing the country particularly in the battle ground states. they have now nine days left and they recognize that the ground game is critically important. the storm does threaten that and mr. romney had to reschedule, canceling to virginia to be here in ohio and a series of cascading dominoes, the obama campaign and romney campaign had to essential i put the next three days of campaigning on hold because of sandy. and there are ram am ications for that and they recognize in this race to get out the vote in just nine days, losing three or four can be critical. harris. >> harris: excellent point. carl, i want to say sometimes when the things happen at the type of events like a fairground, you get the oak ridge boys to come out. i think that's who was behind you, the music is sounding great. you've been telling us a little about how the storm,
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the superstorm is affecting the presidential race and laying this out. we talk about the texture of things kind of changing in at that schedule. any more details we can share? >> well, you've got to recognize that the storm is going to hit the atlanta sea cost and that will affect new hampshire, a battle ground state and virginia, a battle ground state and north carolina, is now leading fairly safely into the romney column and florida, a battle ground state. and all of these could be affected and with the government closing in washington, closing government workers for tomorrow, with schools, metros, amtrak, all of these cancellations happening, it makes it virtually impossible for the ground games of these campaigns to do the organizational work that they need to do and at the same time shall the campaigns have to come up with alternate campaign events, which means they have to shift people, and then they have to generate people, find the venues to hold an alternative event and get five to ten people to show up, it's the last thing they wanted to deal with and these sprints are highly choreographed in the last few
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days and everything is up in the air and in ohio, a recent poll showing a dead even poll, 49-49 tie as a consortium poll in ohio and mr. obama had the advantage and now comes the storm. neither knows what to expect. harris. >> harris: we appreciate the report and we'll come back to you as the news warrants and get going there. thank you, carl. and governor romney and paul ryan reunited, what will it take to win ohio a state that went to obama in 2008. and inside the fox report in a few minutes. hurricane sandy not sparing any mode of transportation, trains, planes, i've been telling you with things shut down. amtrak, huge lines here in new york city, the district of columbia metro. a thousand or more flights canceled.
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>> continuing coverage now of hurricane sandy, with an update how the storm is crushing travel plans on the ground and in the air. late word moments ago, airline cancellations mounting into the thousands with hubs along the east coast bearing the brunt. airports in new york city, philadelphia and washington. they're telling everybody to stay home. so, hopefully that will help. by noon today, at least 1200 flights had already been scrapped and they're looking ahead. another 4600 we're now
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learning are canceled for tomorrow. amtrak, severely scaling back operations as well. northeast corridor service north of new york city to boston, providence, rhode island, canceled. starting tomorrow nearly all service up and down the entire eastern seaboard will not be running. if you're planning on going anywhere on the east coast, call first or better yet listen to the governors and change your plans. turning now to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and brand new reaction to the sunday talk shows as lawmakers continue to press for answers, the truth, as to why four americans, including our u.s. ambassador, christopher stevens, were killed. republican arizona senator john mccain saying this is quote, now the worst coverup e life, end quote. seen in the senator now calling on the white house to declassify and release surveillance video from benghazi. meanwhile, democrats argue the terrorist attack on the consulate is being
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politicized. >> now we know that there were tapes, recordings inside the consulate during this fight and they've gotten-- they came and the fbi finally took those and now classified as quote, top secret. why would they be top secret? >> any impartial observer who looks the at what happened in benghazi would have to say this situation's been politicized. governor romney himself realizes that his actions and his reaction was unbecoming for potential commander-in-chief and he's backed off. >> those comments and that point of view. >> harris: national security correspondent jennifer griffin has been out in front of this story from the very beginning and broke the news that urgent calls for help during the the attack from americans underfire were denied, jennifer. you're in washington tonight. what requests were unanswered according to your sources. >> well, harris, remember my sources on the ground at the cia annex in benghazi, i'm told at about 9:40 p.m. whi the first shots were heard, former seal tyrone woods and
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other operators at the annex asked the cia base chief for permission to go help at the consulate they were told by the base chief to quote, stand down. the base chief was in radio contact with the station chief in tripoli. u.s. officials say the base chief was trying to arrange libyan help. at approximately 10:30 p.m. woods and his team asked for permission to help and were again told to quote, stand down. at that point they disobeyed orders and wenten foot anyway, they were armed, climbing walls all the way to the consulate about a half mile away on foot and they helped rescue the survivors and returned to the cia annex, at midnight radioed for backup and sporadic fire at the annex and asked, quote, where the blank is the specter, the a c-130 gun ship and the general carter ham is in charge of military organizations in northern africa. he was in the pentagon at the time of the attack on september 11th. the time of the attack on the consulate and he oversaw the
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operation from there. and he traveled to libya with republican congressman. >> i can tell you firsthand account my meeting with general ham, specifically, do we have resources in the area. the answer is yes. do we have proximity. the answer is yes. as to why we didn't send in some assets, the general said he was not requested to do so. >> tier one special operations forces deployed to southern italy were also never given the go order. >> harris: jennifer when the story was breaking the first couple of weeks we learned about two suspects picked up a turkey reportedly fake passports, what more do we know about the two men? >> well, we know that two suspects as you mentioned were seen at the attack site. they were detained at the airport in turkey and at least one of them, aim told by a senior u.s. official, was transferred to tunisia, where u.s. authorities have not been given access to them. much to the frustration of the
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u.s. intelligence community. the attackers can be seen very clearly on the internal surveillance systems tapes from the consulate that senator mccain was referencing in the opening, but the intelligence community is not releasing the tapes and my source says three were detained by security team in benghazi and turned over to the libyan authorities when they evacuated to the airport and presumed to have been released. harris. >> harris: jennifer griffin live for us from washington, on benghazi. and bret baier is hosting a special report on the new revolutions of the attack on our consulate in libya. that's 10 p.m. tonight on fox, don't miss it. hurricane sandy heating the east coast pretty hard now. our live satellite rim, as we call them. remote shots from all over. look at the wind blowing, look at side ways rain, it's
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>> i'm harris falkner, this
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is the fox report, we're live. it's the bottom of the hour and the beast of the storm bearing down on the east coast and bracing for sandy. it's already moved north of florida and off the coast of the carolinas, 50 million people were made in its path and it's 500 miles off shore and when i say it's moving, it's the outer bands that we're feeling and in fact, at this hour, it's too long to prepare and it's best for people to stay indoors, from a wall of range to torrential water into towns that could cause massive flooding and could leave much of the east coast without electricity for days to come. maria molina is now tracking the path anna kooiman where the rain is picking up along with maria. >> i do want to highlight why we think that sandy is going to need a historic storm. one of the reasons we're
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expecting major coastal flooding with a storm surge as high as 11 feet above normal tide levels across portions of long island and new york harbor and widespread storms from four to eight feet from new jersey up into portions of the coast of new england and this is going to be a very long duration. and southern portions of the state of new jersey and about 48 hours of very strong winds are forecast, tropical storm force or even hurricane force for some of you, major tree damage, power outages, will be widespread for many people out across the mid atlantic and the northeast. quick time line for you, sunday night expecting the rain to be picking up across new york city down through portions of north carolina. by monday during the afternoon, gusts will also be increasing up to 65 miles per hour, widespread beach erosion along the coastal areas and worst for new jersey and new york city and long island monday night into tuesday morning wind gusts up to 80
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miles per hour and harris, like we last mexed in the last hit. heavy wet snow as we head into tuesday across west virginia. >> harris: and that's the part of the storm that people don't understand. it's not just the warm area along the coast, this thing is so huge when it spreads out it's going to take up entire states. >> exactly, and colliding with a cold front and one of the aspects of sandy that's making it a historical storm not just a tropical system, but cold air from canada colliding with it that makes it so powerful. >> harris: we usually get advisories at the top of the hour. we'll see the latest been, but you gave us the pressure it doesn't look like it's going to fall apart. maria, thank you. we have a been showing everybody hurricane sandy along in maryland, we took you there and virginia. quite a ways up from there is new york, and we've been seeing the cloud cover on the east coast for well over three
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days, yeah, it's been impacting us already just the reach of this thing has taken the sunshine out of the sky. new york city's mayor michael bloomberg ordering evacuation of the lowest lying areas along new york city's edge. >> i can't stress enough that this is for your own safety, and then if you refuse to evacuate, you're not only putting yourself at risk, but the first responders who have to assist in an emergency. >> and what i'm about to say is strange from new york, you don't want to be near the water. we're on an island anna kooiman. >> reporter: i've covered a lot of hurricanes being from north carolina, but it's chilly just as maria was mentioning, but, the city buses here, in long beach they've been running their routes and picking up residents and shuttling them to shelters, and they have he' been set up and that's because
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the people are under a mandatory evacuation, if they live in low lying areas on the storm surge zones and now, this is reminiscent of last year, when irene came through here, and at some point, on the island, the bay actually touched the atlantic ocean. now, also reminiscent is what's going on in new york city, and that's that the mass transit has been shut down and we're talking the subways. the buses and the trains there. 5 million people go through their daily, so, really crippling that area, and you saw new york city mayor michael bloom berg and he's saying that the 1.1 million kids and city schools will not be going to class tomorrow. however, the new york stock exchange will be open, harris. >> harris: they're going to run on generators we understand and have electronic voting down on the new york stock exchange and anna kooiman, thank you very much. we're getting your images of the behemoth storm, and this
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is your point of view. patty shea snapped photos at rudy's inlet at virginia beach. wow. paul blare sending this photo of his brother ben pelted by rain and high winds in virginia bridge. and david d'amico from long port, new jersey, as it's coming up from that area, south of new york. and massive waves coming dangerously close to that home. as you can see touching one of the houses. if you're in the storm's path we want to see your point of view and see what you're seeing. sends your pictures, or video if you have it to ureport@foxnews.com or you can send it to my twitter account@harris falkner, all caps. your safety comes first, be careful when you click. well, with early voting, more than half the country, here is information how the storm is affecting the polls in states where sandy's outer bands are moving in. polling station we're told in several counties in the swing state of north carolina will remain closed at least through
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tomorrow. and maryland has already suspended early voting for tomorrow. and in virginia, governor bob mcdonald says the state will extend early voting hours and restore power as fast as we can. to get voting facilities back up and running and those are three states we're watching for you, as you know, we're nine days away from the general election, ed rollins, a national campaign director for the reagan bush team. a veteran of many other presidential campaigns and a fox news contributor and you and i have been covering the debates together on foxnews.com. good to see you. you know, i want to start off, and to talk a little about the storm, if we can. because i was sharing with you, what people have been tweeting me. people are worried, one man's 7:15, writes, if no power on november 6th, does election go forward or pose ponment. >> we've never postponed an election in the history this have country.
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one of the great things we have. my assumption is since each state sort of controls its own process, you know, i assume it will be back on the people who are doing the early voting and may be inconvenienced and have to go on election day, but everybody will have the option to vote. if this was next week it would be obviously a disaster, this week i think by the time the election comes, everything will be back in place. >> i want to talk now because your expertise is clearly helping people win, you're successful at it. let's tuck about taking on the task now, for the campaign. you only have nine days left. where do you put your time and energy if you're the man taking on the incumbent. if you're governor romney and you've got the historic storm going on and had to make changes, where do you focus? >> we have to be very respectful of what people does and people's concerns and their lives, nothing more important than that in the next four or five days can be critical. if i was running the president's campaign i would have a team at the white house
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and focus on my job, and obviously i'm not running the president's campaign. mr. romney can go to ohio, colorado, and stay away from the east coast for a couple of days and anything he says or does, keeping those people in mind. there are going to be victims of this whether there's destruction, hopefully no lives, but certainly very significant thing and most before the election. >> ed, we hear so much about ohio and no republican has won the white house without win wingoo. the president won in 2008. but we're reading that ohio is in play and that's good for governor romney. >> no president has won the presidency without it and no democrat since 1960. it's voted correctly. the bellwether state and president bush won it and his father won it, and the state that basically measures the
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pulse of the country very, very correctly. a man, richard nixon, the late president who won the state three times, won it in 1960 and both times he was elected and reelected president, called me in 1984 and he said, whatever you do when are' setting your campaign up, make sure you freeze mondale out of ohio, and run ohio like a gubernatorial campaign. didn't matter, reagan won all 49 states and at the end of the day that's how important he saw ohio the bellwether state. it's closing up because the national polls are closing up. the national polls sort of set a trend. if women are now coming over to mr. romney, and they're going to do that in ohio, too. once again, it's the bellwether and it represents the country. >> harris: my last question has to do with women and you saw this president had a double digit advantage with women and it's gone away in some polls. and it looks like governor romney has picked up steam. what is mr. romney's message that's resonating with women? >> it's the economy and where
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he was having significant problems among single women. usually at a financial disadvantage many are widowed and many divorced, and some professionals have lots of money, overall it's an economic issue. he went out and made the case about women being unemployed and how he's going to get people back to work, i think it's a big impact. >> harris: ed, thank you for taking that off the cuff question from twitter as well because our viewers want to know what's going to happen and appreciate your time. thanks very much. >> thank you. >> harris: sandy causing flooding across parts of the east coast, a live picture at atlantic city, new jersey and the casinos are closed nothing going on there, millions of people in sandy's path prepare for the worst. stay with us. you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant,
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harrigan was dealing with the growing power of sandy, several miles off shore. in just the last little while, steve, it's coming. >> reporter: harris, we'll show you some of the scenes here in ocean city, maryland, this is a wall to protect the boardwalk from the atlantic ocean and every five or six waves now it's topping over. you can see the boardwalk area here is pretty much shut down. downtown ocean city is under a mandatory evacuation so most people have been leaving. right now, electric power is still up, but they said they could cut it off tonight. the rain is basically coming in side ways and gusts of 45 to 50 miles per hour, but the real concern officials say are the roads. many of them, including route 1, which is the main escape route out of here are already covered up by water or by sand. much faster than many officials expected. so some real concerns about the slow pace of evacuations and rescues over the next 48 hours, harris.
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>> harris: you know, steve, i'm hoping you can hear this. storm chasing is not to be taken lightly. for those of us who have done it many years, i did in the midwest and you've been all over the world doing this, we often will compare conditions. how does the beginning of this storm compare with what you've seen? >> reporter: well, it's still a ways out. i'm surprise it's kicking up so strongly already, we're getting heavy gusts and side way winds and already flooding and the storm isn't here yet. we're getting two or three feet of flooding on the bay area and expect tomorrow morning to show you houses here in maryland already partially underwater, harris. >> harris: wow, and it's still so far out. steve harrigan stay safe, thank you very much. wall street will be open for business, well, kind of. well, you'll still see movement tomorrow with your 401(k) despite the new york city area being essentially shut down, and you saw it with steve and now some still
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>> wall street will be trading tomorrow in a way. the new york stock exchange says its trading floor will be closed completely tomorrow, but electronic trading will continue as usual despite sandy and traders will be hard at work with earnings on tap. here is senior business correspondent and anchor of bulls and bears, brenda buttner. >> harris, yes, big time earnings out this week. but two other events could steal the spotlight on wall street and keep investors on the sidelines. friday, we get the october
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jobs report. expectations are about 120,000 jobs were created this month. that is hardly good. not even enough to keep up with population growth. but whatever the number, better or worse, it is as political as it is economic. coming out just four days before the presidential election, almost certain to have an influence on the outcome. now, normally, with earnings out, wall street sees lots of swings, especially since high profile companies such as apple and dupont have disappointed. and that's likely taken a toll on your 401(k). the broad market, part of many retirement accounts, was down nearly 2% last week alone. of course, it's storm season as well as earnings and delex season and wall street will have to deal with super storm sandy as will millions of us, it could cost billions, not only in repairs and other costs, but in lost business travel and revenue. but because so much of our economic future depends who takes the oval office, many market watchers believe few
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investors will want to make bets before election day and could wait to put more money in stocks, harris, back to you. >> that's an interesting point, brenda, thank you very much. we're movements away from the latest advisory on hurricane sandy when we find out if the beast is as vicious as its reputation, at least 58 people have died in the storm's wrath in the caribbean and now is taking aim on the nation's biggest east coast city. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis sympto. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function
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national hurricane center at some point it will lose the tropical characteristics and become more after nor'easter type storm, something we're more use today seeing across the northeast and we're still fo forecasting hurricane force winds and regardless what it's classified at, it's going to be a dangerous storm system across the portions of the northeast and heavy rain is forecast with the storm system, locally up to ten inches and a foot of rain across portions of southern new jersey and parts of southern pennsylvania and the big concern, what we're expecting across portions of the new york city area, across long island and up to 11 feet of the water, rising forecast, across portions of long island and the big concern is the snow, harris, locally, more than two feet possible in west virginia. >> it's the snow and cold wintery system that's colliding with it and going to stick out of the tropical storm

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